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  • Pavogrande's Avatar
    11-13-2018, 01:46 PM
    I have a williams fp that is for the 87 so they were available - It does require drilled/tapped holes though -- It looks like a fit for my old savage or mossberg as well - perhaps any round receiver --
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    11-13-2018, 12:39 PM
    I have a set of rcbs 30/30 ai dies -- older but unused - pm me if of interest --
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    11-07-2018, 08:10 PM
    The # 7 handle adapter (45 colt) is required for the 45acp and ar rather than the #2 (06 etc) This is because the short case expands beyond body diameter and it hangs up in the #2 - My set has #14 primer for the 45ar - My 45/70 uses #17 primer
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    11-02-2018, 04:54 PM
    Ken there is a nice range in Midlothian if you are in the dallas area -
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    11-02-2018, 04:48 PM
    I have been considering one of those as well -- Outdoor shooting is not as convenient for me here in georgia, more outdoor ranges and of course BLM land in calif. I just bought a new ruger PC 9 carbine for indoor shooting so the gsg 1911 will...
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    10-31-2018, 06:05 PM
    BR thanks for your viewpoint --- I expect you are correct most folk never heard of them. - I expect modern dies probably do a better job, certainly faster -- I have some 22 cups perhaps i will make a push rod and give the dies a try -- Must...
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    10-29-2018, 10:31 PM
    My database says I have 23 R P cases -- It also says I have rcbs 17/222mag sizer -- Lord knows from where or when -- I will verify the cases tomorrow --
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    10-29-2018, 10:09 PM
    Quite a co-incidence - I am missing the same part -- Just going to make one using brass stock -- It is not a precision part -- gl with search
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    10-25-2018, 06:21 PM
    Just to add to the confusion my 6.5 jap die is 1.612 long - My die is an MR die and is marked 6.5jap not 137 - your dies MR or CMR's george now in georgia
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    10-25-2018, 06:07 PM
    I had a couple sets of those dies -- the 7/8 FL sizer was threaded from the "top" and screwed into the press from the bottom --
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    10-24-2018, 11:18 AM
    skeettx -- perhaps you could post a photo of your dies as I am unable to post any -
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    10-24-2018, 09:12 AM
    The die in your fingers is half of a Herters primer pocket swage -- the other half is a swage button that fits into a shellholder -- for 06 and 308 size cases -- The 90 degree bent rod with clips is a holding fixture for welding bolt handles. my...
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    10-23-2018, 10:43 PM
    Ken for some reason i can not get the photo - manage file - to work - tried this afternoon and just now - Die body is two piece -- lower section threads into press - upper section - nose forming - is threaded to lower section with a interrupted...
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    10-23-2018, 12:40 PM
    I have two rcbs bullet swage dies 22 and 25 calibers - These are some of the first dies Fred made, perhaps wwii or soon after - They are two piece, interuptred thread and useable in a standard 7/8" threaded press - Any one have feel for their...
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    10-23-2018, 12:11 PM
    I have two rcbs bullet swage dies 22 and 25 calibers - These are some of the first dies Fred made, perhaps wwii or soon after - They are two piece, interuptred thread and useable in a standard 7/8" threaded press - They are a real machinists...
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    10-23-2018, 11:50 AM
    I too feared the big dumpster -- My daughter and son in law have promised to find a home for my stuff when that time comes - At my age most any time :-)
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    10-23-2018, 11:18 AM
    I have 3 years of these in binders -- I think the binders cost more than the mags -- Really liked graham burnside on cartridges -- The newsprint is getting a mite brittle -- Probably should pass them on --
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usn 1953-57 -- fmc corp, mechanic to manager of facilites - retired after 35 years
Dacula Ga formerly san josie calif
Retired - Machine builder/facilities manager FMC Corp


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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check